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Canada, Manitoba announce funding to support sustainable growth of ag. sector

The governments of Canada and Manitoba are providing up to $65 million in grant funding under the Sustainable Canadian Agricultural Partnership to support the development of agricultural knowledge and skills and improve the competitiveness and sustainability of Manitoba’s agriculture and agri-food sectors.

Newly-expanded Applied Genomics Center grows student research at KPU

A major expansion of the Applied Genomics Centre at B.C.'s Kwantlen Polytechnic University's campus and the new funding will improve research and further expand opportunities for students.

GAAP invests in real-time disease data solution

Saskatchewan's Global Agri-Food Advancement Partnership (GAAP) recently led and closed an investment round into BioScout Australia along with sector-leading investor Artesian (Alternative Investments) and other existing BioScout investors.


Plant Protection

At best, greenhouse insect and mite pests are a nuisance, detracting from plants' aesthetic and economic value. Plant Protection is an easy-to-read guide to keep crops healthy and profitable. Raymond Cloyd discusses the common insect and mite pests of ornamental crops - how to identify them, their feeding patterns, and the appropriate measures to control them.

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The Greenhouse Canada Grower Survey results are in, offering a snapshot of the greenhouse sector for 2022 and beyond. Growers across Canada answered the call for this year’s Grower Survey with 81 participants from the controlled environment agriculture sector. » Learn more

CO2 enrichment in Controlled Environment Agriculture

Theoretically, if CO2 is required for photosynthesis and CO2 levels are increased, so too should the rate of photosynthesis, plant growth and food production. But is it possible to have too much of a good thing when it comes to CO2 and its effect on plants? And how do plants respond to CO2 enrichment under different environmental conditions? By DR. Fadi Al-Daoud (OMAFRA) & Dr. Xiuming Hao (AAFC) » Learn more
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New Arrell Family Chair at U of G to focus on ‘people side’ of agri-economics

A new $1-million research chair in an emerging field at the University of Guelph is intended to make agri-food production more efficient and ensure sustainable food production in Canada and around the world. » Read More...

Seasonal worker program essential part of Canada's ag industry

Nature’s Bounty Farm is in its 24th season with workers from Mexico, through Canada’s Seasonal Agricultural Worker Program (SAWP). The program began in 1966--then only open to workers from Jamaica. » Read More...

Produce industry urges government to support its sustainability efforts

On May 30, fresh produce industry representatives from the Canadian Produce Marketing Association (CPMA) and the Fruit and Vegetable Growers of Canada (FVGC) met with Parliamentarians and government officials at Farm to Plate 2023 held in Ottawa. » Read More...


Cultivate    -    July 15-18, 2023

July 15 - July 18, 2023 | Columbus, Ohio » Read More...

The Garden Center Show    -    August 8, 2023

August 8, 2023 | 400 W Wisconsin Ave, Milwaukee, WI » Read More...

Nursery/Landscape Expo    -    August 9, 2023

August 9, 2023 | 900 E Market St, San Antonio, Texas » Learn More